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September 25, 2014

The First-Ever City 6 Ice Hockey Tournament Brings Ice Hockey Teams From Across The City Together For Three Days Of Games, September 26-28

City 6 Series

This weekend, September 26 through 28, Drexel University’s men’s ice hockey team will present the inaugural City 6 Ice Hockey Tournament at the Class of 1923 Arena at the University of Pennsylvania. Six of the area’s major college ice hockey teams — Drexel, UPenn, Temple, La Salle, St. Joe’s and Villanova — will battle it […]

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July 28, 2014

Our Guide To The BlackStar Film Festival, Returning To Philly For Its 3rd-Year Of Screenings, Events, Discussions And More, July 31-August 3

Our Guide To The BlackStar Film Festival, Returning To Philly For Its 3rd-Year Of Screenings, Events, Discussions And More, July 31-August 3

Beginning this Thursday, July 31, the BlackStar Film Festival screens more than 40 films about the global black experience and films by people of African descent. Running through Sunday, August 3, the festival has been hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine and aims to bring forward oft-overlooked films. This year’s theme “Music is […]

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April 23, 2014

Our Guide To The 120th Annual Penn Relays At Franklin Field, Racing Into Town Tomorrow, Thursday, April 24 Through Saturday, April 26

Our Guide To The 120th Annual Penn Relays At Franklin Field, Racing Into Town Tomorrow, Thursday, April 24 Through Saturday, April 26

Race to University City this weekend, folks. The Penn Relays, a three-day track-and-field celebration running Thursday, Friday and Saturday — April 24 through 26 — returns to the University of Pennsylvania campus with hundreds of Olympic-caliber college and high school track stars. Watch accomplished athletes take on competitors from across the globe in games like […]

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December 5, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Public Ice Skating In The Philadelphia Region 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Public Ice Skating In The Philadelphia Region 2013

Embrace the winter chill with open arms (for balance, of course) by showing off your finest ice skating moves at a number of public ice skating rinks in the Philadelphia region. The well-loved Blue Cross RiverRink celebrates its 20th year of fine ice skating with a special addition to its Penn’s Landing grounds, Waterfront Winterfest, […]

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August 23, 2013

Roundup: Walking In Benjamin Franklin’s Footsteps In Philadelphia

Roundup: Walking In Benjamin Franklin's Footsteps In Philadelphia

With the Benjamin Franklin Museum’s grand reopening this weekend, there’s no better time than now to honor the man who created numerous inventions and institutions that are still in use today. We’ve created a Franklin-inspired roundup, housing sites that commemorate the Founding Father, like the Benjamin Franklin Museum and the Franklin Institute. Our roundup also […]

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July 2, 2013

Philadelphia Food Truck Finder: A Day-By-Day Guide To Where And When To Find Food Trucks In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Food Truck Finder: A Day-By-Day Guide To Where And When To Find Food Trucks In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s ever-expanding food truck scene is clearly having a moment. Not only are more awesome trucks rolling in every week, but new food truck gathering spots seem to be popping up just as quickly — see the City Hall Courtyard, Eakins Oval and the Navy Yard for three recent examples. So, just as we wanted […]

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June 13, 2013

Roundup: Our Guide To Fabulous Food Trucks In Neighborhoods Across Philadelphia

Roundup: Our Guide To Fabulous Food Trucks In Neighborhoods Across Philadelphia

Food truck fare never ceases to impress in the City of Brotherly Love. With the hundreds of food trucks across the city, it’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed. No need to fear, our definitive list of some of Philly’s most loved food trucks is here. While many food trucks’ location varies by day or […]

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May 14, 2013

Tangle Movement Arts Presents Invert!, A Circus-Inspired Aerial Dance Performance, May 16-18

Tangle Movement Arts Presents Invert!, A Circus-Inspired Aerial Dance Performance, May 16-18

Watch Tangle Movement Arts put on a high-flying show of dance, acrobatics, live music and more this weekend during its aerial dance performances. The feminist history-themed show features seven talented women who dance and dangle from the Rotunda at UPenn’s 40-foot ceilings. The unique performance incorporates monumental figures in women’s history, influential styles of dance […]

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April 25, 2013

Reminder: The Penn Relays Return To University City Today, April 25-Saturday, April 27

Reminder: The Penn Relays Return To University City Today, April 25-Saturday, April 27

Olympic-caliber college and high school track stars show off their fastest sprints at the Penn Relays; the world’s largest annual relay meet. From today, April 25, to Saturday, April 27, UPenn’s Franklin Field will be abuzz with top-notch athletes and enthusiastic spectators. Spirits will be high as friends, family, coaches and the public cheer on […]

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April 16, 2013

The Institute of Contemporary Art Unveils Two New Incredible Exhibits for Spring, Opening Wednesday, April 24

The Institute of Contemporary Art Unveils Two New Incredible Exhibits for Spring, Opening Wednesday, April 24

From glowing neon to film and sound, two incredible exhibits featuring multiple mediums are coming to the galleries of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania this spring. Glasgow-based artist Karla Black brings her site-specific style to Philly April 24 through July 28 with Practically In Shadow. This multi-part, prismatic structure will […]

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